EXCLUSIVE: How Aamir Khan Starrer Laal Singh Chaddha Will Have Same Dubious Record Which Was Held By SRK Starrer My Name Is Khan – Bigger Overseas Biz Than Domestic

There is another common factor about these two films, can you guess? Ok read on!

Shah Rukh Khan starrer My Name Is Khan released in Feb 2010 and that film was also hurt by lot of controversy and boycotts before release. Similarly Aamir Khan Starrer Laal Singh Chaddha released earlier this month was surrounded by controversy and boycotts.

But there is another common factor about these two films, can you guess? Ok read on!

My Name Is Khan was probably first big Indian film which collected far better numbers in Overseas than it’s domestic market and it’s a rare feat for any Hindi films or Indian film. Look at the following numbers:

My Name Is Khan

Release Date
12th February 2010

Screen Size Domestic
1650

1st Day
8.16 cr nett

1st Weekend
30.63 cr nett

1st Week
46.46 cr nett

Lifetime Total Domestic Nett
72.82 cr nett

Overseas Gross
93.36 cr ($ 20,100,000)

Film collected almost 26% more in overseas market than its domestic market which speaks volume about maturity of content and its international appeal. Film held record for one of the highest grossing Hindi films in UK for long time.

Now Laal Singh Chaddha has repeated the feat. Film bombed at domestic box office but has scored very well in overseas market. Film collected poor 55 cr nett in domestic market but it’s overseas gross is already stands at 60 cr plus. Also it is set to release in China next month which means it can surpass 100 cr number.

Following are the numbers of Laal Singh Chaddha :

Laal Singh Chaddha

Release Date
11th August 2022

Screen Size Domestic
3050

Opening Day Domestic
11.70 cr nett

1st Weekend Domestic
37.96 cr nett

1st Week
50.98 cr nett

Lifetime Total Domestic Nett
55.75 cr nett* (still running)

Overseas Gross
60.50 cr ($ 75,50,000)* still running

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